Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997 Internationally acclaimed poet and Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters lived here from August 1958 to March 1961. His signal poem Howl (1956) helped launch The Beat Generation. Kaddish (1961), a mournful elegy for his mother Naomi, was written in apartment #16.

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